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The bay is good for swimming, albeit in a bracing sort of way...
A road train leaves from the West Cork Model Railway Village on a 20-minute commentated circuit of Clonakilty. It's good if you like being cooped up and stared at.
Learn to ride the waves at Inchydoney Island. The surf school also rents boards (from €20 for two hours) and wetsuits (€10 for two hours).
Sports & Games
Clonakilty to Skibbereen
A fun way for pirates (adults) to introduce buccaneers (under 16s) and scallywags (under threes) to golfing, this all-weather, astroturf 18-hole course in Rosscarbery features wooden rafts and treasure chests.
Nature & Wildlife
Glandore & Union Hall
You can splash round the coast with Atlantic Sea Kayaking , which offers many tours and classes.
No credit cards.
Magnificently situated on a clifftop promontory 15km south of Kinsale via the R600 and R604. The remains of De Courcy castle frame the entrance; you'll see a ruined lighthouse from the 7th tee.
Whale of a Time offers weekend coastal cruises from around €20/€15 per adult/child.
Depart from the tourist office.
Anglers can rent fishing rods at href="https://atlas.lonelyplanet.com/pois/1001546" class="poi">Mylie Murphy's> for €10 per day.
For deep-sea fishing trips, contact Kinsale Angling Co-Op.
Boating & Cruises
For sailings to Charles Fort, James Cove and up the Bandon River phone Kinsale Harbour Cruises...
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